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Sundays through November 26

Saturdays through December 30, 2017

  • Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance and Tucson Premium Outlets collaboration brings free weekly, family-friendly live music to Tucson on Saturdays through December 2017.

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

  • Valley of the Moon is continuing our decades old tradition of bringing magic to life for Arizona families in October. This October we present: Sherlock Holmes!


Through November 27, 2017


Through November 17, 2017

  • Tucson Girls Chorus Tutti Choir. Making music is fun and powerful! The TGC looks forward to sharing this new path of musical adventure with you in the new season! TGC Creates ACCESS and Impact. Tuition Assistance Available for Programs.

Through November 9, 2017

  • Etherton Gallery exhibition celebrating the career of artist James G. Davis, James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar.


Through November 5, 2017


Through October 31, 2017

  • This year’s Nightfall at Old Tucson is all new, with new haunts, new shows and new characters— as well as some old favorites— in the only real haunted town! Fans of the popular scarefest can also find entertainment and attractions for the faint-of-heart of all ages.
  • TMA Exhibitions for October Reopening. The intersection between clothing and art will highlight the reopening of the new and renovated galleries at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block this October with two new feature exhibitions and a comprehensive reinstall of more than 400 objects from the museum’s extensive permanent collection.

October 21, 2017-Sunday, January 21, 2018


October 21 to November 11, 2017

  • ATC: The River Bride, written by Marisela Treviño Orta and winner of ATC’s 2013 National Latino Playwriting Award, will run at the Temple of Music & Art.

Through October 10, 2017


Through October 8, 2017

  • The Fall 2017 Open Studio Tours features local artists over two weekends in Southern Arizona. Over 200 Artists and Creative Work Spaces will Open their Doors to Visitors.

Tucson Happenings Day by Day in October


Sunday, October 1, 2017

  • Jim Click’s Run ‘N’ Roll – 8K Run/Walk, Pima Medical Institute Elite 8K Wheelchair Race and 3K Valvoline “Grease Your Wheels” Fun Run, also a race expo with free food, entertainment, health checks and music. http://www.runnroll.org/
  • Open Studios Tours. Support hundreds of local artists in our community, while experiencing art, up close and personal.
  • Live Music Concert Series in Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series.
  • The Civic Orchestra presents a free classical concert filled with rhythmic energy. On the program are Hungarian Dance No. 10 by Brahms, Romanian Folk Dances by Bartok, and a Romanian Rhapsodie by Enescu.
  • WILLCOX: Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkins. Pumpkin picking, family activities, corn maze with 2 levels of difficulty, pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast and apple smoked burger lunch, homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts. Free. 8:30 am – 5 pm. 520-384-2084.

Monday, October 2, 2017


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

  • Jubilate Choir will perform at the Chinese Moon Festival concert at Crowder Hall at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Rex Allen Jr. in Concert! Join us for his FINAL TOUR! Rex Allen Jr. comes to The Gaslight Music Hall stage as part of his final tour at 6PM.
  • Magic Men Live, gearing up to take their new production, thrilling choreography and chiseled abs on the road this fall, will be at Fox Tucson Theatre.
  • Tutti Choir is still enrolling boys and girls with special abilities who are in the 2nd to 8th grades. 4:30 pm.

Thursday, October 5-9, 2017

  • 4th Annual Tucson Salsa Bachata Dance Festival – Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Focuses mainly in Salsa and Bachata but prides itself on putting together amazing line-up of performers of all dance backgrounds, for three (3) straight days and two (2) nights, to showcase the beauty, talent and culture of Latin dance community.

Thursday, October 5-8, 2017

  • TEATRO DIGNIDAD & YWCA SOUTHERN ARIZONA, PRESENTS, “DIGNA”, BY PATRICIA DAVIS, TRANSLATED INTO SPANISH BY EVA TESSLER. SPANISH PRODUCTION OF DIGNA, OCTOBER 5-8, 2017. ENGLISH PRODUCTION OF DIGNA, OCTOBER 19-22, 2017 AT THE YWCA OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA.

Friday, October 6-Sunday, October 8, 2017

  • Ballet Tucson opens its 2017-2018 season with three exciting ballets. The Fall Concert "Balanchine & More" is a triple bill of classical, neo-classical and contemporary style ballets.
  • SAHBA’s 47th Annual Fall Home Show Offers Fun for the Entire Family. From cooking demonstrations, to fall arts and crafts and pet adoptions

Friday, October 6-7, 2017

  • Living Streets Alliance (LSA) is pleased to provide free bicycle valet parking during the expanded Dusk Music Festival. Free, secure bicycle parking service.

Friday, October 6-30, 2017

  • Valley of the Moon Presents The Annual Production of "The Haunted Ruins - Sherlock." Be sure to get tickets early, prior shows have sold out!

Friday, October 6-7, 2017

  • Theresa Caputo, Television’s favorite medium, is stopping at Desert Diamond Casino’s Diamond Center for a two-night live event.

Friday, October 6, 2017

  • The 2017 World Margarita Championship takes place on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the HILTON TUCSON EL CONQUISTADOR GOLF & TENNIS RESORT ~ 6 PM.
  • Footloose Dance Party With local band, 80's and Gentlemen! The Gaslight Music Hall presents on Friday, Oct. 6, 7PM, a retro 80's themed dance party with 80's and Gentlemen!

Weekend of October 7-8, 2017

  • 16th Annual Tucson Reptile & Amphibian Show & Sale - Tucson Expo Center. 50,000 square feet of reptiles for sale and display, petting zoos with alligators, giant tortoises, Monitor Lizards, snakes, reptile keeping supplies, reptile art, books, clothing, anything reptilian. More exotic venomous snakes on display (in very secure locked cages) than the San Diego Zoo, reptile photography symposium, with Bill Love, world renowned photographer, will be ongoing throughout the show. $5-10. Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 4 pm.
  • Open Studios Tours. Support hundreds of local artists in our community, while experiencing art, up close and personal.
  • TUMACÁCORI: 6th Annual Earth Harmony Festival – A Sustaining Experience - Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage. Features a highly-popular EcoVillage tour, which gives festival goers the opportunity to explore all things sustainable at one of the country’s largest EcoVillages, also live music, speakers, a fun and educational children’s village, and a vendor village. 520-398-2542.
  • WILLCOX: Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkins. Pumpkin picking, family activities, corn maze with 2 levels of difficulty, pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast and apple smoked burger lunch, homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts. Free. 8:30 am - 5 pm. 520-384-2084.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

  • ORO VALLEY: Oro Valley Sprint Triathlon and Duatholon-Trifecta - Oro Valley Aquatic Center. This is a USAT sanctioned event.800 meter serpentine swim, 14 mi bike course (2 seven mile loops), 3 mi run.
  • Take it Easy is BACK! A Salute to The Eagles at The Gaslight Music Hall on October 7, 2017. This Eagles concert production features all the hits!
  • The Big Picture – Central Tucson Gallery Association. Central Tucson art galleries open their doors for free self-guided tour and evening artist receptions.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

  • The Civic Orchestra presents a free classical concert filled with rhythmic energy. On the program are Hungarian Dance No. 10 by Brahms, Romanian Folk Dances by Bartok, and a Romanian Rhapsodie by Enescu.

  • Live Music Concert Series in Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series.
  • Ladybugs and Hummingbirds Choirs will perform at the PICOR Pancake Charity Breakfast at 11:00 pm at Reid Park (Ramada 1).
  • "Creepy Compressed Broadway" at Musical Mayhem Cabaret, the latest under-rehearsed and Over-dramatic musical comedy revue on October 8th 6pm at Unscrewed Theatre.
  • The Music of the Blues Brothers, 2PM & 6PM at The Gaslight Music Hall!
  • ORACLE: Oracle Historical Society hosts Thomas Cobb at the Acadia Ranch Museum, 825 E Mt Lemmon Highway, Oracle on Sunday, October 8 @ 1:00pm.

Monday, October 9-December 11, 2017

  • Gaslight Music Hall presents Murder in Paradise– An Interactive Murder Mystery Show! Welcome to Paradise!

Monday, October 9-13, 2017


Monday, October 9, 2017


Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

  • Gary Puckett, pop rock star, performs at Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment’s Diamond Center, 2pm. Tickets start at $15.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Fathom Events and Rooster Teeth are set to present “RWBY Volume 5 Premiere” on the big screen in nearly 500 select movie theaters at 7:30 p.m. local time.

Friday, October 13-Saturday, October 14, 2017

  • Annual All-American Classic Returns in 2017. The original Super Chevy Show auto show heading to Tucson, AZ as part of Multi-City Tour. Tucson Dragway to Host Final Stop of Legendary Automotive Tour.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Twist and Shout Dance Party With The Retro Rockets on Friday, Oct. 13, 7PM at at the Gaslight Music Hall! It’s time to grease back your hair, put on your boogie shoes, and shake things up with our Twist & Shout Dance Party.

  • Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse is holding its first ever Stuff-the-Truck event in Oro Valley, to collect supplies for domestic abuse survivors who receive services from Emerge!

Saturday, October 14-15, 2017

  • The 44th Annual Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival Brings Nationally Renowned Performers to Tucson. Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival is known as a “hometown” celebration of Tucson’s best eats and folk performers and artists.
  • Tohono Chul’s Fall Plant Sale Hosts a Plethora of Plants. Fall is the perfect time to get the goods to transform your backyard into a desert oasis. 9am-5pm on Sat, 10am-5pm on Sunday.
  • 2017 Tucson Miniature Showcase - Mini Time Machine Museum, creative artisan dealers from near and far, contemporary, vintage and antique furnishings, dollhouse supplies, silent auction, raffles of dollhouse and treasures, children's craft program, benefit. $7. Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 11 am - 4 pm.
  • Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra (SASO) presents a lively program inspired by folk rhythms, poetry and joyous celebrations of the human spirit. These are musical marvels by Khachaturian, Vivaldi and Dvo?ák.
  • SIERRA VISTA: 43rd Annual Huachuca Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show - Cochise College, gem & mineral show & sale, live demonstrations, educational displays, rocks, jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, equipment, lapidary supplies and more, there will be a certified gemologist on hand, free identification, The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum will bring a display. Free. Sat 9 am – 5 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm. 520-378-6291
  • WILLCOX: Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkins. Pumpkin picking, family activities, corn maze with 2 levels of difficulty, pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast and apple smoked burger lunch, homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts. Free. 8:30 am – 5 pm. 520-384-2084.

Saturday, October 14, 2017


Sunday, October 15-21, 2017

  • The Friends of the Pima County Public Library and its 1600 members are celebrating the week of October 15-21, 2017, as National Friends of Libraries Week in Pima County and the City of Tucson.

Sunday, October 15-20, 2017

  • TOMBSTONE: 9th Annual Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride – Five-day ride into the Chiricahua, Dragoon and Whetstone Mountains, visiting spots where Wyatt and his posse killed Florentio Cruz, had a shoot-out with the cowboys, killed “Curly Bill” Brocius, plus Johnny Ringo’s gravesite and more, horses, tack, food, provided, reservations required.


Sunday, October 15, 2017

  • The Great Pumpkin Race – Buckelew Farms. Course is a flat, traditional cross-country course along dirt roads with a finish through the haunted corn maze, for runners of all abilities, from those competing in their first 5K, to those looking for a PR, prizes, pumpkin carving and kid’s face painting during the day. $15-20. 7:30 am.
  • Live Music Concert Series in Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series.
  • THE ALL-ZONA BOOK FEST 2017 is Free, 11 am to 3 pm at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Author Robert Zucker.
  • Ballet Tucson has formed an exciting new partnership with the Tucson Jewish Community Center for the 2017-2018 season. The first of three events will take place at the JCC at 2:00 p.m. "Putting Your Best Foot Forward with Ballet Tucson."
  • 33rd Annual Blues Heritage Festival will take place at Rillito Downs Park. 11am-6:30pm.
  • Hercules vs Vampires - Fox Theatre. Combines operatic singing and 1960s pop culture, synchronizing live music with the 1961 cult classic film, Hercules in the Haunted World. Watch as the original film, starring bodybuilder Reg Park and horror legend Christopher Lee, is projected above a live orchestra and singers performing the music to a new, original score. 3 pm. 520-293-4336.

Monday, October 16, 2017


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Get Started Arizona, the small business pitch competition hosted by Cox Business and Startup Tucson returns to Tucson on October 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Leo Rich Theater in the Tucson Convention Center.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • The Arizona Superior Court in Pima County, in tandem with the Pima County Bar Association, will present their Autumn 2017 Court Night at the Abrams Public Health Center. Local attorneys will cover a host of different legal issues in two sessions, the first from 4:00 until 5:30 p.m., the last from 5:45 until 7:15 p.m.,

Thursday, October 19-22, 2017

  • TEATRO DIGNIDAD & YWCA SOUTHERN ARIZONA, PRESENTS, “DIGNA”, BY PATRICIA DAVIS, TRANSLATED INTO SPANISH BY EVA TESSLER. SPANISH PRODUCTION OF DIGNA, OCTOBER 5-8, 2017. ENGLISH PRODUCTION OF DIGNA, OCTOBER 19-22, 2017 AT THE YWCA OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA.
  • The second annual edition of Film Fest Tucson is set to take place October 19-22 in downtown Tucson, Arizona. The festival will feature a total of 30 different films, both narratives and documentaries in short and feature-length format. The screenings will again take place in the historic 101 year-old Scottish Rite Cathedral

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Tied Up in Knotts With Karen Knotts at the Gaslight Music Hall on October 19.
  • Ohio's hotly tipped My Ticket Home have teamed up with Loudwire to premiere the new video for "Hyperreal" from their upcoming SpinefarmRecords debut unReal. Rialto Theatre.

Weekend of October 20-23, 2017

  • The Edward Twins An Evening with Cher, Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga and Barbra Streisand on October 20-22 at the Gaslight Music Hall.

Weekend of October 20-22, 2017

  • TOMBSTONE: 88th Annual Helldorado Days – Reenactments, shootouts, parade, 1880 ladies fashion show, Indian dancers, carnival, live music, contests.10 am – 5 pm. 520-457-3451 or http://www.tombstonechamber.com
  • WILLCOX: The Wild Bunch Film Festival - The Willcox Historic Theater. A film festival for the western genre. Oct 20th Kickoff party. Oct 21st & 22nd Indie western films will screen. Meet Celebrities. Red carpet event and award show. $10 and up. Fri 7-10 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am - 10 pm. 702-327-0331.

Weekend of October 21-22, 2017

  • Tucson Museum of Art Admission is free to the general public throughout the weekend as we want to open the doors to the entire community for the celebration. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days with new galleries, new feature exhibitions

Friday, October 20, 2017


Saturday, October 21-November 11, 2017

  • ATC presents The River Bride, Marisela Treviño Orta’s poignant story of true love, regret, transformation and the struggle to stay true to your family and to yourself, will have its Arizona premiere at the Temple of Music & Art in Tucson from Oct. 21 to Nov. 11.

Saturday, October 21-22, 2017

  • ARIZONA LAPIDARY & GEM ROUGH presents its FALL FESTIVAL on October 21st & 22nd, 10 am to 4 pm. This is a Free Event!
  • WILLCOX: Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival – Railroad Park. Willcox American Viticulture Area produces 75% of the state's grapes. Join all as we celebrate the harvest and the Arizona wines from the Willcox region. Rated one of the Top 10 Wine Festivals. Includes music, art, and vendors. Free. $25 tastings. 11 am - 5 pm. 520-384-2272.
  • WILLCOX: Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkins. Pumpkin picking, family activities, corn maze with 2 levels of difficulty, pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast and apple smoked burger lunch, homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts. Free. 8:30 am – 5 pm. 520-384-2084.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • Light the Night Walk - Tucson - Kino Sports Park. A fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. 5 pm.
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations by featured Artist Ira Wiesenfeld as he creates his signature art pieces; live music by AZTRAL Folk – Ethno- Psychedelic Fusion, and refreshments. Petroglyphs. Free. 11am-3pm.
  • “Keys to Car Seat Safety,” is a collaborative effort with Safe Kids Pima County, in which members of the community are invited to attend a free car seat safety check from 8-11 a.m. at Larry H. Miller Dodge Ram.
  • 15th Annual NW YMCA Trunk or Treat Event at Northwest YMCA, 7770 N Shannon Rd on Saturday, October 21th, 5:00-8:00 pm. Fun, Safe, Happy event. 5:00pm Food Trucks available. 5:30.
  • The 11th Annual Tucson Classics Car Show is held Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM at The Gregory School.
  • The Tucson Black Film Club presents "The People Under the Stairs" on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1-4 p.m at The Dunbar Cultural Center.
  • 2nd Annual Adaptive Halloween Costume Dance Party J.A.W.S (Junior Athletic Wheelchair Sports) program from 5-9 pm at the Children's Clinic.
  • BISBEE: 27th Annual Bisbee 1000 –The Great Stair Climb - Run, walk, explore Europeanesque Bisbee, AZ on this 4.5-mile course up 9 sets of stairs (over 1000 total steps) and down winding roads, at a mile-high altitude; the world’s longest and highest stair-master. Or, try the Bisbee 1000 Ironman Ice Competition (with Regular and Firefighter divisions). Cash Prizes! Relax and refresh with the Bisbee 1000 Craft Beer Festival. 520-266-0401.
  • BISBEE: Bisbee 1000 Ironman Ice Competition – Meet at the stairs east of 201 Tombstone Canyon, Bisbee, AZ. Regular Division and Firefighter (same event but in full turnout gear) Division. Competitors carry a 10lb block of ice with old-fashioned tongs up 155 stairs, across a trail, down a steep road to the finish line. It's an intense 1/4-mile course, cash prizes, 11am, register, online, or at the event.
  • BISBEE: 6th Annual Bisbee 1000 Craft Beer Festival – Outdoor venue next to Bisbee Coffee Co., Bisbee, AZ. Brews, food, music! VIP entry 1:30pm ($40) and general admission 2-6 pm ($25 or $20 for those who bring their own 2017 Bisbee 1000 race bib as verification). Tickets at the gate.
  • WILLCOX: 2nd Annual Boulder Dash 13K/30K Trail Run - Chiricahua National Monument. A single track trail run with breathtaking views (not just because of the elevation changes!) Both distances start 1 mile from the entrance of Chiricahua National Monument along Hwy 191. As runners enter the park, they hit the trail system. 13K runners will enjoy a beautiful out and back route and showcases the ranchland and historic buildings inside the monument.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

  • A Night with Janis Joplin at 7:00 PM by Fox Presents! Tickets Range from $24-$64. Share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the hit musical.
  • Live Music Concert Series in Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series.
  • The Arizona Balalaika Orchestra, featuring soloists Alexander Tentser, piano, and Grayson Hirst, tenor, will open the Friends of Music concert season at Saint Philip’s In The Hills on October 22, 2017 at 2:00pm in the church.
  • Maynards Market & Kitchen is gearing up for the annual Grapes to Glass event - October 22nd from 3-6pm on the Maynards Patio.
  • ORO VALLEY: Saguaro Sunrise Bike & Skate – Rancho Vistoso Blvd. A family friendly bike and skate event. Skaters and cyclists choose to compete in a 42k, 21k bike or a 42k, 21k, 5k skate. Athletes can expect a smooth rolling surface with picturesque views of the desert and mountains with some hills and few turns on this out and back 13 mile course. $25-105. 7 am – 1 pm. 480-734-0558

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Hundreds of Tucson jobs are up for grabs this Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Jobertising.com's Greater Tucson Career Fair on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reid Park, 11am-2pm.
  • Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will hold a press conference to announce Tucson's new bike share program. The conference will be held in the mayor's office at City Hall, 255 West Alameda Street, from 10 am to 11 am.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Wednesday, October 25-29, 2017


Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • Free Movie Screening. AMC Theatres Nationwide to First 25 Servicemembers Who Request Tickets to the 7:00 P.M. Preview Screening. Up to 10,000 free tickets will be presented to U.S. veterans and active-duty servicemembers for DreamWorks Pictures’ Thank You for Your Service—at more than 400 AMC locations nationwide.

  • Preview works of local abstract artists at Ventana Gallery opening night reception. The reception will be held on October 26, 2017 at Roche Tissue Diagnostics, 1910 E. Innovation Park Dr., from 5 to 7 p.m.

Weekend of October 27-31, 2017

  • Halloweekend with a full five days of events featuring drink specials, costume contests, live music, 2 stages, and over $2000 in cash and prizes including an Amazon Echo, Beats headphones, and iPads! Hotel Congress.

Friday, October 27-28, 2017

  • Experience the Cult of the Fiery Chile, Decadent Chocolate, and Día de los Muertos This Weekend at Tohono Chul. Tohono Chul pays homage to the cult of the fiery chile, decadent chocolate, and Día de los Muertos with their annual Chiles, Chocolate, & Day of the Dead Festival.

  • A Free Open Talk A Bit About Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach this Saturday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Free, no reservation required with Director Cynthia Meier and Eric Holtan, Music Director of True Concord Voices and Orchestra Rogue actors will also share a sneak preview of the play!

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Music for the Soul Dance Party presents The George Howard Motown and Soul Review on 7PM at The Gaslight Music Hall!
  • Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse is holding its annual Stuff-the-Truck event in Tucson, to collect supplies for domestic abuse survivors who receive services from Emerge! Rincon Congregational UCC, 7am-6pm.
  • The Real Life Ghost Whisperer, James Van Praagh Live on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM at the Fox Tucson Theatre Tucson, AZ.

Saturday, October 28-29, 2017

  • Heart of Tucson Arts Fall Open Studio Tour - Heart of Tucson Art plans, promotes and implements biannual self-guided Open Studio tours within our mid-town Tucson community to promote the role of the artist, celebrate the rich artistic culture of the Tucson Arts District and help the local economy thrive! Free. 11 am – 5 pm.
  • Tucson Dragway hosts West Coast Hot Rod Association's The Dual 2017! Watch at WCHRA brings some of the fastest Radial Cars and offers huge payouts to Tucson Arizona.
  • Arts in the Plaza from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in the stunning courtyard setting of St. Philip's Plaza, located at the southeast corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue.
  • Master Your Power Within, 2-Day MasterClass/Workshop with The Real Life Ghost Whisperer, Psychic & Medium, James Van Praagh. Sat, Oct 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – Sun, Oct 29, 2017, 5:30 PM MST at the Tucson Convention Center.
  • WILLCOX: Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkins. Pumpkin picking, family activities, corn maze with 2 levels of difficulty, pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast and apple smoked burger lunch, homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts. Free. 8:30 am – 5 pm. 520-384-2084.
  • Join Kief-Joshua Vineyards in their tasting rooms Elgin and Willcox on October 28th & 29th for a devilishly, daring good time over the Halloween weekend.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

  • Rock and Roll legend Johnny Rivers is making a return to Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment’s Diamond Center.
  • Kingfisher’s annual Oysterfest. Now in its 8th year, this celebration of “all things oyster” will take place at the restaurant from 10am to 2pm.
  • George and Donna Hartz present a talk about The Antiquities Act of 1906, viewed by many as the most important piece of conservation and preservation legislation in US history.
  • Class of ’67- Top Hits from 50 Years Ago Featuring Crystal Stark and Brian Paradis on Sat., Oct. 28, 7PM at The Gaslight Music Hall!

Sunday, October 29-30, 2017


Sunday, October 29, 2017

  • Cyclovia Tucson - Cyclovia Tucson is open to walkers, bicyclists, and roller-bladers, connecting neighborhoods and businesses in North/Central Tucson Central/North Tucson with alternative transportation. Free. 10 am – 3 pm. 520-261-8777.
  • Desert Melodies and the Community Players present "Let's Go to the Movies!" 2:00pm at the Community Playhouse on Oracle.
  • TUCSON CONCERT BAND proudly presents “Spine Tinglers” on Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2 p.m. at Pima Community College West Campus, Proscenium Theater.
  • Live Music Concert Series in Tohono Chul’s Picturesque Gardens Annual Sundays in the Garden Concert Series.
  • The Gaslight Music Hall is proud to present: Presto! Magic, Comedy, & illusions at 2PM!
  • Dueling Pianos is an interactive musical experience where YOU request the songs in the show on Sunday, Oct. 29, 6PM at the Gaslight Theatre
  • The 3rd Annual City of Gastronomy Downtown Chef’s Table will take place on Sunday, October 29th at 5:30pm at the Carriage House. A percentage of the proceeds from the dinner will go to Tu Nidito and Fox Tucson Theatre- recipients from the past two Chef’s Table events.

Monday, October 30, 2017

  • The Gaslight Theatre presents "At Last" on , 7PM. Powerhouse vocalist Katherine Byrnes is back with her tribute to the Divas of Soul, At Last!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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